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HindustanTimes Sun,13 Jul 2014

BJP leader held on the charge of rape

PTI  New Delhi, January 05, 2013
First Published: 20:54 IST(5/1/2013) | Last Updated: 20:57 IST(5/1/2013)

A Delhi BJP leader, who had unsuccesfully contested the 2008 Assembly elections, was arrested for allegedly raping a woman in outer Delhi, police said on Saturday.

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Yogesh Attray, who lost the elections to Delhi minister Raj Kumar Chauhan, was arrested on Friday after a woman filed a complaint on Thursday.

Police said the case was registered at Vijay Vihar Police Station in Outer Delhi and that Attray was booked under sections 376 (rape), 506 (criminal intimidation), 509 (intending to insult the modesty of any woman) and 313 (causing miscarriage without woman's consent).

They also said a statement of the victim has been recorded.

Attray lost the 2008 elections to Chauhan  by a margin of 30,000 votes.


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